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County council bosses insist work on Gull Wing bridge remains on time and on budget

05 October 2021
County council bosses insist work on Gull Wing bridge remains on time and on budget

County council bosses insist work on Gull Wing bridge remains on time and on budget

05 October 2021

Work on the Gull Wing bridge remains on time and on budget, project bosses have insisted, after it was added to the council's risk register.


Huge solar farm to power almost 17,000 homes

04 October 2021
Huge solar farm to power almost 17,000 homes

Huge solar farm to power almost 17,000 homes

04 October 2021

Work on a new solar farm the size of more than 100 football pitches in the Suffolk countryside can begin after securing planning approval.


County's council leaders make bid for devolved powers

01 October 2021
County's council leaders make bid for devolved powers

County's council leaders make bid for devolved powers

01 October 2021

Suffolk leaders have made their pitch to the Government for the county to get devolved powers on areas like transport and skills.


Calls for emergency meeting to discuss SEND services

30 September 2021
Calls for emergency meeting to discuss SEND services

Calls for emergency meeting to discuss SEND services

30 September 2021

Calls have been made for an emergency meeting of Suffolk's education scrutiny committee to discuss the SEND crisis.


Council accused of bringing in deal for town landmark ‘behind closed doors’

30 September 2021
Council accused of bringing in deal for town landmark ‘behind closed doors’

Council accused of bringing in deal for town landmark ‘behind closed doors’

30 September 2021

No deal was done on the sale of a landmark before the cabinet decision, council chiefs have stressed.


Council says no casinos will be set up within district for next three years

29 September 2021
Council says no casinos will be set up within district for next three years

Council says no casinos will be set up within district for next three years

29 September 2021

A Suffolk council has resolved that no casino will be established in its district.


Plans for huge solar farm in village set to be approved

29 September 2021
Plans for huge solar farm in village set to be approved

Plans for huge solar farm in village set to be approved

29 September 2021

Plans to develop a solar farm the size of more than 100 football pitches in rural Suffolk are set to get the green light next week.


Police boss vows not to give up on issue of fairer funding for Suffolk

26 September 2021
Police boss vows not to give up on issue of fairer funding for Suffolk

Police boss vows not to give up on issue of fairer funding for Suffolk

26 September 2021

Suffolk's police and crime commissioner has vowed to continue fighting for fairer funding of the county's police force.


Suffolk's response to coronavirus to be reviewed as council looks to learn lessons from pandemic

25 September 2021
Suffolk's response to coronavirus to be reviewed as council looks to learn lessons from pandemic

Suffolk's response to coronavirus to be reviewed as council looks to learn lessons from pandemic

25 September 2021

A 'lessons learned' analysis of Suffolk's response to the Covid-19 pandemic is set to get underway over the next couple of months.


Wait for invitation for Covid booster jab, Suffolk's health bosses say

25 September 2021
Wait for invitation for Covid booster jab, Suffolk's health bosses say

Wait for invitation for Covid booster jab, Suffolk's health bosses say

25 September 2021

People across Suffolk have been told to wait for invitations for booster Covid-19 jabs - and won't be accepted at walk-in clinics.


'Please be kind and supportive,' health bosses urge after reports of doctors being verbally abused

25 September 2021
'Please be kind and supportive,' health bosses urge after reports of doctors being verbally abused

'Please be kind and supportive,' health bosses urge after reports of doctors being verbally abused

25 September 2021

Health chiefs in Suffolk have issued a fresh plea to people across the county to be kind and supportive of GPs, after reports of increasing abuse.


Thousands of 12-15 year olds to be given Covid-19 jab

25 September 2021
Thousands of 12-15 year olds to be given Covid-19 jab

Thousands of 12-15 year olds to be given Covid-19 jab

25 September 2021

Most of Suffolk's 16-18 year olds have had a Covid-19 vaccination, according to latest data – with thousands of younger teenagers to be jabbed.


1,200 students in Suffolk have tested positive for coronavirus in past fortnight

24 September 2021
1,200 students in Suffolk have tested positive for coronavirus in past fortnight

1,200 students in Suffolk have tested positive for coronavirus in past fortnight

24 September 2021

Latest data has revealed that 22 Suffolk schools and colleges have 10 or more positive Covid-19 cases, as around 1,200 students tested positive.


Council could scrap current system as councillors agree to debate future leadership

23 September 2021
Council could scrap current system as councillors agree to debate future leadership

Council could scrap current system as councillors agree to debate future leadership

23 September 2021

Portfolio holders could be scrapped in favour of a committee system, as councillors have agreed to hold a debate on future leadership.


Redundant church to be transformed after plans for arts centre and music venue given green light

22 September 2021
Redundant church to be transformed after plans for arts centre and music venue given green light

Redundant church to be transformed after plans for arts centre and music venue given green light

22 September 2021

Fresh planning permission has been granted for a redundant church to become an arts centre and music venue.


No change for parking charge decision despite better financial footing

21 September 2021
No change for parking charge decision despite better financial footing

No change for parking charge decision despite better financial footing

21 September 2021

A u-turn on introducing changes to parking charges in south Suffolk has been ruled out despite the council having better-than-expected finances.


Target of just 50 new council houses a year 'does not go far enough'

21 September 2021
Target of just 50 new council houses a year 'does not go far enough'

Target of just 50 new council houses a year 'does not go far enough'

21 September 2021

Calls have been made for a Suffolk authority to double the number of council homes it builds each year after.


Damning independent report lays bare council's education failings

21 September 2021
Damning independent report lays bare council's education failings

Damning independent report lays bare council's education failings

21 September 2021

A raft of improvements are required in a county council's special education service, an independent report has found.


County council apologises for 'letting down' SEND children after damning independent review

20 September 2021
County council apologises for 'letting down' SEND children after damning independent review

County council apologises for 'letting down' SEND children after damning independent review

20 September 2021

A frank apology has been issued by the county council over failings in SEND services, after a damning report produced from an independent review.


One in five Suffolk roadworks failed to meet standards

09 September 2021
One in five Suffolk roadworks failed to meet standards

One in five Suffolk roadworks failed to meet standards

09 September 2021

Twenty per cent of inspections of live roadworks carried out by Suffolk Highways failed to meet acceptable standards, according to new data.